Columbus Day Sail Mixed Case
Your Columbus Day Sail Mixed Case includes one bottle each of
Longitude Red Blend
Longitude has flavors of blueberry and plum, with hints of slate and mint. The smooth tannins lead to an easygoing finish. Think of it as the black cotton sweater of wines—you’ll want it on hand for almost any occasion.
Anticipation is our favorite feeling. There’s nothing better than hearing familiar footsteps, putting a date in our calendars, or opening wine early so it can breathe. This smooth, central Italian red will reward your patience with up-front flavors of raspberry and strawberry, and hints of roasted pepper and fresh herbs. Get in the moment and enjoy this delicious red with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016
Cachil Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva
Chile’s Colchagua Valley is known for gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon, like this reserve offering from Cachil. Cachil Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon boasts beautiful flavors of currants, raspberry and cassis with hints of cocoa. It’s enjoyably lighter than the average cabernet, with a medium body and smooth finish. Taste this excellent red and you’ll understand why Colchagua Valley was named Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
Rivers End Reserve Merlot
This wonderful red is the versatile bottle you want on your shelf to go with almost anything you cook, especially grilled fowl, braised red meats, and rich tomato sauces. Note the ripe berry flavors and aromas, and the nice touch of oak.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Villa Amoroso Nero d'Avola
Sicily’s premier grape Nero d’Avola is like Cabernet Sauvignon to California–the two go hand in hand. Nero d’Avola’s bold flavors contrast the wine’s light red profile. Villa Amoroso’s vibrant version offers flavors of blackberry, plum, sweet spice, and smoke, with a sultry finish. This is a wine for food lovers, especially beef dishes like stews, burgers, and even meatloaf.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
James and Bell Zinfandel
This unpretentious, understated and easy-drinking red wine captured our attention immediately. Its aromas focus on sweet berry and licorice, while gentle tannins let the delicate fruit flavors shine through.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Anta da Serra White Blend
With Wine Spectator Magazine naming a Portuguese wine #1 worldwide in 2014, Portugal is beginning to rival legendary regions like Napa Valley and Bordeaux. The unique blend of white Roupeiro, Fernao Pires and Arinto grapes in this vibrant, dry wine produces fruity and floral aromas with flavors of citrus and stone fruit.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio IGT
Light and refreshing Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio is the quintessential summertime wine. It’s made with grapes grown south of Milan and close to the Italian Alps, the definitive source for the world’s best Pinot Grigio. This low-alcohol white flaunts citrus zest, apple, pears and nectarine flavors that mingle with slight almond and ginger notes. Serve it ice cold to maximize the crispness.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Treehaven Lane Chardonnay
This classic, fruit-forward Chardonnay offers lush flavors of apple, citrus and melon, with a note of hazelnut. 2014 Treehaven Lane Chardonnay has a naturally crisp acidity that adds structure and carries the fruit flavors through a clean, dry finish. We love to serve this multiple award-winner with fresh seafood or poultry, especially dishes featuring an herbed cream or butter sauce.
Multiple Award Winner: Double Gold Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition; 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Produced in Colchagua Valley, Chile - Wine Enthusiast's 2005 Wine Region of the Year - Yapa Chardonnay is a fresh alternative to traditional white wines. Made from 100% estate grown Chardonnay fruit, this refreshing wine has balanced acids, flavors of pineapple, pear and apples, and a buzzing citrus zest. In Chile, Yapa means gift, and like a gift, this wine brings joy with every sip.
Qapay Sauvignon Blanc
Qapay Sauvignon Blanc is a citrusy and fresh white wine made from central Chilean grapes. The region’s wonderful sun and consistently dry growing season create near-perfect ripening conditions. Taste for grapefruit and green apple followed by zesty green fruits and a long, crisp finish. Enjoy Qapay Sauvignon Blanc as an aperitif or cocktail wine, and keep pouring it throughout your meal. It’s ideal with arugula, fennel, or roasted bell peppers salads, and richer white meats like pork and lobster.
Bayshore Vintners Pinot Grigio
This refreshing Bayshore wine comes from one of the first California vineyards to grow Pinot Grigio. The white grapes were originally used for dessert wines, until an importer recognized their great potential and used them to launch a line of food-friendly table wines. Gorgeous aromas jump out of the glass and delicious flavors of melon, citrus, and tangerine are completed by a crisp thread of acidity.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016